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στυγερὰν, pass., abhorred, dreadful: cp. Ai. 1214στυγερῷ δαίμονι. —ἔχε”, ‘direct,’ like a missile: cp. Il. 3. 263πεδίονδ᾽ ἔχον ὠκέας ἵππους.

ἐπ᾽ ἄλλοις: cp. Tr. 468 f. “σοὶ δ᾽ ἐγὼ φράζω κακὸν” | “πρὸς ἄλλον εἶναι, πρὸς δ᾽ ἔμ᾽ ἀψευδεῖν ἀεί”: Il. 1. 295ἄλλοισιν δὴ ταῦτ᾽ ἐπιτέλλεο, μὴ γὰρ ἐμοί γε”. There is no reference to Odysseus, whom they presently defend (1143), or to any definite person.

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    • Homer, Iliad, 1.295
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    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 468
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